Brick Stamp


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Number L-29-306
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Babylonian
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Period Old Akkadian Period
Date Made 2340-2200 BCE
Section Babylonian
Materials Terracotta
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

Brick stamp celebrating king Sharkalisharri of Agade as builder of the Ekur, the temple of Enlil, at Nippur. Royal/Monumental text. (CDLI Composite: Q000862). See CDLI for transliteration info.

Other Number 1929-6-316 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number | P461857 - CDLI Number | UM L-29-306 - Other Number

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